[klohs-fis-tid] /ˈkloʊsˈfɪs tɪd/
stingy; miserly; tight.
very careful with money; mean
Unwilling to give; niggardly; stingy; close (1608+)
[klohs-fit-ing] /ˈkloʊsˈfɪt ɪŋ/ adjective 1. (of a garment) fitting tightly or snugly to the body: A close-fitting jacket showed off her small waist.
[klohs-greynd] /ˈkloʊsˈgreɪnd/ adjective 1. (of wood) fine in texture or having inconspicuous annual rings. /ˌkləʊsˈɡreɪnd/ adjective 1. (of wood) dense or compact in texture
[klohs] /kloʊs/ noun, Music. 1. harmony in which the voices, excluding the bass, occur within an octave or, sometimes, within the interval of a tenth. /kləʊs/ noun 1. a type of singing in which all the parts except the bass lie close together and are confined to the compass of a tenth
[klohs-hawld] /ˈkloʊsˈhɔld/ adjective, adverb, Nautical. 1. as close to the wind as a vessel will sail, with sails as flat as possible; full and by. /ˌkləʊsˈhɔːld/ adjective 1. (nautical) with the sails flat, so as to sail as close to the wind as possible